View Full Version : The Sun Blasts Out an X1-Class Solar Flare

2012-Jul-07, 04:40 PM
An active region on the Sun, AR1515, has been putting on quite a show over the last 8 days, sending out all sorts of solar flares. Scientists were sure the huge sunspot was building up to produce an X-class explosion, and they were right. At 23:08 UT on July 6, 2012 it unleashed an X1-class [...]

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